The Task and Ego Orientation in Sports Questionnaire (TEOSQ) (Duda 1989) can be used to assess whether an individual defines success in a sporting context as "task orientated" or "ego orientated".
To conduct this test, you will require:
How to conduct the test
I feel most successful in sport when
Analysis of the result is by comparing it with previous tests' results. It is expected that, with appropriate training between each test, the analysis would indicate an improvement.
This test is suitable for anyone but not for individuals where the test would be contraindicated.
Test reliability refers to how a test is consistent and stable in measuring what it is intended to measure. Reliability will depend upon how strict the test is conducted and the individual's level of motivation to perform the test. The following link provides various factors that may influence the results and therefore, the test reliability.
Test validity refers to the degree to which the test measures what it claims to measure and the extent to which inferences, conclusions, and decisions made based on test scores are appropriate and meaningful. This test provides a means to monitor training on the athlete's physical development.
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